Undercliffe Cemetery, Bradford, England
Record Id: 3344
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Brief description of site
Undercliffe is a mid-19th-century cemetery established by the Bradford Cemetery Company. The landscape was designed by William Gay and is one of the best examples of his work. The site contains many grand 19th-century monuments and is distinguished by a promenade affording views over the city.
Brief history of site
Representatives of the Bradford Cemetery Company, who included prominent Non-conformist businessmen Henry Brown, Titus Salt, Edward Ripley, and first Mayor of Bradford Robert Milligan, bought the land at Undercliffe in 1851 at a cost of £3400. William Gay, who was appointed the first Registrar, laid out the site at a cost of £12,000.
Address: Undercliffe Cemetery, Otley Road, Bradford, BD3 0LN
West Yorkshire; Bradford
Historical County: West Riding of Yorkshire
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Opening contact details:
This is a municipal cemetery for general public use.
Form of site: cemetery
Purpose of site: cemetery
Context or principal building: cemetery
Site first created: 1851 to 1854
Main period of development: Mid 19th century
Site Size (Hectares): 10